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right now on cbs 2 this morning...how cities across the globe arerepreparing extra year. we'll have the latest from pasadena, where security will also be increased, at the rose bowl tomorrow. plus, how bill cosby is facing actual charges, after r ars of sexual assault accusations from dozens of women. welcome to cbs two this morning...i'm m lly d'ambrosio. d'ambrosio. let's get a check of our cbs 2
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ties around the world are hoping it will be a happy new ars eve. right now many are preparing for tonight's big celebration keeping everyone safe. safe.in the wake of the major terror attacks in san bernardino and paris in the last fewewmonths, many cities are aking a proactive approach, to make sure another attack doesn't happen on one of the biggest nights of the year.in the belgian capital, authorities have canceled new years eve fireworks amid fears of a terrorort attack.that decision came one day after police arrested two men with an alleged plot for tonight at popular locations in brussels. a tenth suspect has been arrested in connection to the november attacks in paris.a belgian national was arrested wednesday following a search in a brussels neighborhood. prosecutors say about 10 cellphonon were s szed during being examined.
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attacks too place, authoties are preparing for the worst tonight. tonight.the city of paris has just canceled heir fireworks display.about 60-thousand police officers and troops will be deployed across the country the celebrations that do happen.several troops who were ationed in several countries in rica have been brought back to help with patrols. here at home in the united states, the country's biggest city is expectinaround 1 million people to converge on times square to watchchhe ball drop. drop.and this year, they will be accompanied by 6-thousand of new york city's finest, including members of a new specializezecounter-terrorism unit.everyone arriving to wawah the ball dropopis oing to get screened for weapons with a metal detecting wand. in california, security will be a focus for authorities at the rose bowl too.cbs 2 this morning co-anchor kevin barry explains how fans and local authorities are making sure everyone stays safe. safe. new reports out in the last 24 hours say that the rose bowl is one of just a few events
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attention from law enforcement trying to prevent future terrors attacks. but that couldn't rattle many of the thousands of hawkeye fans who made their way to pasadena for the rose bowowand everytytng that leads up to it. the city of pasadena police department is in charge of all the state and federal authorities keeping people safe. a year of preparation has resulted in more personal, with more training and better equipment. william boyerpasadena city spokespersonwhen i say we have more resources available - a lot of those, the public may not actually even sese they weill be deployed ong the parade route at key areas for more rapid response.llivelater today, we'll tell you about the one californian tied to iowa in a special way. in pasadena, kevin barry, cbs 2 this morning be sure to stay with cbs 2 this morning for contiued coverage of the rose bowl. coming up next half hour, we'll haveore reports from both kevin and cbcb2 sport reporter zach hanely. and the road to the roses
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cbs 2.be sure to catch our pregame special *tonight. it starts right at 6-thirty.but if you miss it tonight, , will air again tomorrow morning on our sister station fox 28, at 7-30 a-m. now an update in the san bernardino mass shooting investigation. investigation.n.the man who purchased two of the weapons used in the attack is now officially facing terrorism charges.a judge handed down h the five-count indictment against enrique marquez on wednesday.authorities say marquez and syed farook planned two other attacks but never followed through with them.the san bernardino attack killed 14 people.marquez is being held without bond this morning. prosecutors say the woman accused of running down pedestrians on the las vegas strip tested positive for marijuana the day of the incident. incident.attorneys say toxicology tests confirm lakeisha holloway had the drug in her system.one person was killed and dozens injured earlier this month.police have
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"intentional act".holloway is charged withthmurder and leaving the scene of an accident.her attorneys say she is distraught, but still no one has offered a motive for what happened. funeral services were held for a soldier killed afghanistan who had ties to eastern iowa. iowa.sergeant joseph lemm was among six killed in a suicide attack earlier this month.lemm grew up in the dubuque area.- thousas turned out to pay their respspts to the new york city police veteran that many called "superman." this picture, taken by an associated press photographer, could give you all kinds of emotions.this is sergeant lemm's fououyear-old son ryan, saluting his father's flag draped casket.a moment in time, capturing a lifetime of locs and pain for one family, thousands of miles from any battlefield. new this morning, the mother of ethan couch has been sent back into the united states after she and her teenage son fled t country. prosecutors were ininstigating
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parole.couch is still in mexico, before he could be returned to the u-s. a mexican judge blocked his deportation. he's noweing held at a facility in mexico city.county sheriff dee anderson said it doesn't surprise him that the family fought the deportation. "just another chapter in a long book. it's st, i expected no less. they'll fight every step of the way. i know they're not going to suddenly turn over a new leaf and say let's go back to texas and face the music. that's not how they've lived." lived."18-year-old couch was given a light sentence after killing four people in a drunk driving crash, when his lawyers argued he suffered from affluenza. which they say means he's a rich kid whose parent's never set him limits. bill cosby has spent decades in front of the camera entertaining millions, but over the course of the last several years dozens of woman have accused of him of sexual assault.now he's been charged d for the e ry first time. time.this is cosby's mugshot
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charge of aggravated indecent assault, a serious felony, in pennlvania.he's now free from custody after poststg a one e llion dollar bond. bond.most of the accusations cosby has received from women, have passed the time allotted to file a criminal complaint. in this case, the alleged victct says cosby drugged her before sexually assaulting her more than a decade ago. "for many of my 29 clients who alleged that they are victims of bill cosby, seeing him criminally charged and havivi totoace a trial is the best christmas present that they have ever received" received"cosby has not entered a plea on theharge yet.if convicted, he could face a sentenen of up to 10 years in prison. good morning again, thanks for waking up with cbs 2 this morning...it's right now on this morning! morninthe cedar rapids titans and rampage are getting into the new year' spirit. we'll explain how they're celebrating, coming up.
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later today the cedar rapids rampage wi be going g ad to head with the missoururcomets. but first, they're kicking
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ever new year's eve bashcbs 2 reporter stephanie johnson is down at the .s. cellular cenr. center.she now joins us live with a preview of some of the fun.stephanie?kelly...we're
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live in cedar rapids ... stephanie johnson, cbs 2 news. news.thanks, stephanie. coming up next... next...we'll show you a new profession made possible thanks to the growing our pockets.
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wanderlust...(sot nicole reina traveler)"i have a bucket list and i'm just checking them off. "but selfies aren't enough to document her magical moments around the world.here, reina is in burma...watching a sunset over ancient temples... and exploring from above, in a hot air balloon...(sot nicole reina traveler)"it reminds me i've been on some marvelous adventures in my life."theses unforgettablee memories were captured in photographs taken by tracy swift.(sot tracy swift flytographer)"i am a flytographer!wj: what is that?//we're photographers but we're also people who want t t be part of this experience."a flytographer is a personal photographer who meets clients at their vacation destinations. the flytographers usually live on location and they often become tour guides too.the company currently employs 300 flytographers around the world. marriage proposals and honeymoons are the most popular asasgnments...but swift has donenell sorts of shoots.in ethiopia...she took these images of a canadian
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adopted daughter.(sot- tracy swift/flytographer)"it was incredible. and she's still my friend to this day and that was almost 2 years ago."swift keeps in touch with reina, too... (sot nicole reina traveler)"i feel like she's a great friend and we're always talking."who also provided the illustrations...to go along with her stories...of a lifetime.weijia jiang, cbs news washington. flytographers are available in 150 cities across the world. packages start at 250-dollars for a half hour photo shoot shoot it's just ahead on cbs 2 this morning... morning...the strong video out of missouri going viral today because of the flooding.
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take a look at this video captured in eureka, missouri. missouri.this house is floating down the meramec river. river.
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it's still to come... come...what the head hawk had to say as iowa begins their final preps for tomorrow's rose bowl showdown. dad: i'm on it. culligan man: dude. don't do it yourself. dad: no? culligan man: no. anncr:r:eave it to the experts. with a culligagawhole-house water softening system, you get better water, and service you can actually count on.
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you get better water, and service you can actually let's get a check of our catastrophic flooding in catastrophic flooding in our neighboring states is pushing rivers high above their banks. in fact, just about an hour
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to close down a section of interstate 55 ue rising aters. waters.hundreds of roads and bridges in theheshow w state and also illinois are closed, including more than 20 miles of interstate 44!in some of the worst flooding in history, parts of saint loius are under water.some rivers and streams have already crested.. but the mississippi river is expected to sometime today.as of this morning,t least 24 people have been killed.most of the deaths from people trying to drive through high, fast moving water. here in iowa, the storm that brought that historic flooding, brought snow and ice and in the winter, you have to be prepared for anything, ininuding if you vehicle gets stuck.cbs 2 news reporter dora miller shows us what you need in case that happens to you. you. "i'm so ready."with a full trunk, joshua's ready for whatever nature puts down. down. "i'm ready to dig myself out a little snow cone scoop and besides that i can milk my snow for the water."he says he can handle his worst-case scenario...
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for help, looking for help, looking for help. oh yea, look at all that help. i'm looking for flags, looking for flares, umoke signals."and other people's worst-case cenarios... scenarios... "i'm even prepared for other people who aren't ready. you got your jumper cables for people. my car never fails but somebody else's car might."but is it enough?red crossofficials says you might want to invest in a few other essentialal "it's really important for people to be prepared and they sometimes think 'it's never going to happen to me' and when you have that kind of attitudeguess what? it's gonna happen to you." flashlights -- three-day supply of food and water -- and a cell phone charger... things you might want to have in case you find yourself stranded on the side of the road. road."a glow stick, some first aid, in case you injure yourself... "a thermal blanket so, i've never even, it's really thin so i don't know if it works."blankets are a good idea... idea... "i got this rug."and anything*else that might protect you from the elelents. elements. "i got somomjumper
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rains."but if luck doesn't go your way -- joshua has a simpleheory. theory. "use what you have, absolutely. think on your toes." if you want to cover all your bases -- we have the full list of suggested items on our website.. cbs 2 iowa dot com. we now know the name of a man who died in a grain bin accident tuesday in keystonene keystone.the benton county sheriff tells cbs 2 news 56- year-old alan keith kimm was vacuuming grain into a semi, when a wall of corn surrounding him collapsed. attempts by emergency crews to save him came up short.kimm was pronounced dead at the scene. in northwest iowa, two women were forced to jump from a second-floororwindow to escape an apartment fire, according to authorities.it happened in sloan, which is about 25 miles from sioux city.officials say the cause of the fire, is unattended cooking materials. the two women were taken to the hospital to be treated for their injuries.the fire displaced 15 residents from
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in less than 3hours, kirk ferentz and his team will plpl in iowa's first rose bowl in a quarter century. century.the head hawk went before the cameras on wednesday to discuss his team's success so far.and even though this a huge game, the hawks are sticking to the script that got them here... today they team will not practice, but will have a walk through and get to see the actual rose bowl stadium for the first time.yesterday w!s mirk ferentz nd standfrod head coach dadad shaw's final time talking to the media, and all the talk was about the iowa way of doing things. "when we go shopping we don't get to go to the gourmet story i guess. some schools do, they get to pick the guys my sister can tell you are great great football players... we are comfortable with that." that."" all year you just watched iowa find a way to win and nobody said anything. they have a great defensive performance, and a great offensive performance and a great team performance... to me that's a sign of a well coached team, but it'slso
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team."kirk ferentz was also named the bobby dodd coach of the year... it's his 5th coach of the year honors this season. while iowa football has been storming towards the rose bowl alalseason, new university of iowa president bruce harreld has had a rocky first few months in charge.cbs 2 this morning co-anchor kevin barry sat down with harreld today to speak with hihiabout how he'll lead the universitytythrough the coming months. months. if winning fixes everything, then iowa football is taking fans minds off a lot of their troubles.vobut one e sue not going away at t e university of iowa is the heavy criticism of president bruce harreld. before he even took the office - university professors and students across the state said they thought the process to pick him was flawed. then afr he took o or, he said they professors who aren't ready to teach their classes should be shot. in the wake of mass shootings around the world and in the united states, and a shooting on the university of iowa campus in 1991 - there have been m me cacas for him to resigigbut president harreld says the key
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listening to the people around him. sotbruce harreld "i don't believe in a command and control infrastructure where somebody at the top makes a lot of hasty decisions and promulgates them down. i believe in teams, and so we've actually done a little restructuring already of the university, the senior teams, we've built 3 key teams..." llivelater today, we'll take you through how prestigious bowl games help the university off the field. that's cbs 2 this morning co-anchor kevin barry reporting.coming up later today, we'll have a report from padena how these prprtigious bowl games help the university off the field. and a rose bowl speical pregame show will air *tonight on right here on cbs 2!it starts at 6-thirty, but n't panic, if thirty, but don't panic, if you miss it tonight, you can watch it tomorrow morning on our sister station fox 28, at 7-thirty. good morning again, thanks for r waking up with cbs 2 this
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you get better water, and service e u can actually if you're looking for something to do on this new years eve, the arena soccer team: the cedar rapididrrpage will be going head to head with the missouri comets.but first, they're kicking things off with their first ever new year's eve bashcbs 2 reporter stephanie johnson is down at the u.s. cellular center.. centerershe now joins us live with a preview of some of the fun.stephanie?kelly...we're here at the cellular center...
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cities around the world are cities around the world are hoping it will be a happy new years eve. right now many are preparing for tonight's big celebration withne thing on their mind: keeping everyone safe. safe.in the wake of the major terror attacks in san bernardino and paris in the last few months, many cities are taking a proactive approach, to make sure another attack doesn't happen on one of the biggest nights of the year.jn the belgian capital, authorities have canceled new years eve fireworks amid fears of a terrorist attack.that decision came one day after police arrested two men with an alleged plot for tonight at popular locations in brussels. a tenth suspect has been arrested in connection to the november attacks in paris.a
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wednesy following a search in a brussels neighborhood. prosecutors say about 10 cellphones were seized during the search. right now, they're being examined. in france, where those terror attacks too place, authorities are preparing for the worst tonight. tonight.the city of paris has just canceled their fireworks display.about 60-thousand police officers and troops will be deployed across the cotry the celebrations that t do happen.several troops who were stationed in several countries in africa have been brought back to help with patrols. here at home in the united ates, the country's biggest city is expecting around 1 million people to converge on times square to watch the ball drop. drop.and this year, they will be accompanied by 6-thousand of new york city's fine, including membs of a new specialized counter-terrorism unit.everyone arriving to watch the ball drop, is going to get screened for weapons with a metal detecting wand. in california, security will
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the rose bowl too.cbs 2 this morning co-anchor kevin barry explains how fans and local authorities are making sure everyone stays safe. safe. new reports out in the last 24 hours say that the rose bowl is one of just a few events around new years getting extra attention from law enforcement trying to prevent future terrors attacks. but that couldn't rattle many of the thousands of hawawye fans who made their way to pasadena for the rose bowl and everything that leads up to it. the city of pasadena police department is in charge of all the state and federal authorities eping people safe. a yeye of preparation has resulted in more personal, with more training and better equipment. william boyerpasadena city spokespersonwhen i say we have more resources available - a lot of those, the public may t actually even see. they weill be deployed along the parade route at key areas for more rapid response.llivelater today, we'll tell you about the one californian tied to iowa in special way. in pasadena, kevin barry, cbs 2
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switch over to fox 28 morning live, the only local newscast at seven , for r more coverage of tomorrow's big game. and the road to the roses continues all day long here on cbs 2.be sure to catch our pregame special *tonight. it starts right at 6-thirty.but if you misisit tonight, it will air again tomorrow morning on our sister station fox 28, at 7-30 a-m. now an update in the san bernardino mass shooting investigation. investigation.the man who purchased two of the weapons used in the attack is now officially facing terrorism charges.a judge handed down the five-count indictment against enrique marquez on wednesday.authorities say marquez and syed farook planned two other attacks but never followed through with them.the san bernardino attack killed 14 people.marquez is being held without bond this morning. it's now on this morning.en we come back, we'll take a look at the top three stories you'll need to know on this
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here's a look at the top three stories you need to know today. today.historic floods continue to be extremely hazardous in missouri and illinois.at least 24 people have been k kled, many who have been trying to drive through high, fast moving water.hundreds of roads and bridges in both states are closed, including more than 20 miles of interstate 44! cities around the world are hoping it will be a happy new years eve. right now many are preparing for tonight's big celebration with one thing on their mind: keeping everyone safe.and that includes in pasadena where thousands of hawkeye fans are currently
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rose bowl game.authorities there and all across t country have increased security fororhe occasion. and speaking of the new years! in just a few minutes, the countdown will begin in australia, where 20-16 will officially start at the top of the hour!
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